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8:48pm

Wed September 19, 2012
City Visions: September 24, 2012

Bright Lights, Big City: Who Benefits From Billboard Deals?

São Paulo banned billboards in 2006.

Some safety advocates have called those bright, changing digital billboards on the freeway “television on a stick," which -- in addition to texting -- give drivers one more reason to take their eyes off the road. 

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11:54am

Wed May 16, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Wednesday, May 16, 2012

 

(Mercury News) // The Santa Clara Valley Water District is under investigation after reports that hydraulic oil was spilled into several of the district's reservoirs. The investigation comes as the district is asking voters to go to the polls this November to renew taxes that support its Clean, Safe Creeks and Natural Flood Protection plan...

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1:34pm

Thu February 2, 2012
Politics

How will redevelopment cuts affect Oakland?

Under CC license from Sean Kelly. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thekellyscope/5077009404/

Yesterday, the lights went out for redevelopment agencies all over the state.

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